OBK

The Operational Data Integrated Network Base Kit, or OBK, (pictured) replaces the legacy Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) computer hardware called the Standard Operating Unit — Unclassified (SOU-U) server. The new ODIN hardware is 75% smaller and lighter than previous hardware, it was procured at nearly 30% lower cost, and it’s designed to run both ALIS software, as well as future ODIN software applications. The F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO), in partnership with Lockheed Martin, achieved another milestone in the transition to the modernized F-35 ODIN logistics information system by delivering the first 14 sets of new hardware to F-35 squadrons on schedule and within budget between July 2021 and January 2022.

In January, the F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO), in partnership with Lockheed Martin, achieved another milestone in the transition of the Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) to the modernized F-35 Operational Data Integrated Network (ODIN) logistics information system by fielding the first 14 sets of new ODIN hardware to F-35 squadrons on schedule, and within budget.

Beginning in July 2021, personnel from the JPO, Lockheed Martin, and local squadron crews installed the new computer hardware, called the ODIN Base Kit (OBK), at sites in the United States and in Europe. This completes the initial phase of ODIN hardware rollout, replacing all first-generation unclassified ALIS servers in the field.